Footie Camp is BACK!

January 13, 2017

Hello everyone! Sarah, Footie Camp coordinator here, checking in before the start of another awesome summer at camp!  We had such a great time last year playing soccer, making friends, dancing like crazy, meeting pro-athletes, and having tons of FUN.  This year, we have plenty of great ideas and surprises on the way – I’m […]

Video, Video, Video – we have too much fun!

July 29, 2016

Check out our camp video from week 2

Footie Camp Week 1 – A huge success!!

July 12, 2016

Footie Camp Week 1 – What we got up to! We had a crazy amount of fun in the first week of Footie Camp and we’re expecting weeks 2, 3 & 4 to be no different. There are so many great photos and videos posted on our social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook & Instagram) for […]

Team Photos to Start Day 1!!

July 4, 2016

Kids are here – Day 1 underway!  Here’s a couple quick team photos! To see video and pictures from the field this morning checkout our twitter feed by clicking here  

Footie Camp First Day is Almost Here!

June 30, 2016

We’ve been busy for the past couple of weeks! The first day of Footie Camp is now within reach! Campers start showing up on Monday.  Over the past week, we’ve finalized and tweaked the skills and games we want to teach and play. Our coaches and chaperons have been trained on all the emergency procedures, […]

Safety is #1 at camp – read how we prepare

June 19, 2016

Safety first with Camp Coordinator Sarah Forand My name is Sarah and I am the coordinator for Footie Camp.  I have been working with summer camps for the past 3 years in various roles, and I am very excited to be a part of Footie Camp!   This fall, I will begin my third year in the […]

Why is summer camp food so bad?

May 26, 2016

Cafe Blackbird reinvents the summer camp food menu – think fresh, healthy and local! Owners Chris & Michelle + Cliff, Head Chef of Cafe Blackbird (9640-142 ST) Let’s face it, lots of summer camp food is tasty, but pretty gross for your child’s health. We’re talking hot dogs, fries and greasy pizza. That’s why we […]

Superstars don’t win championship alone

May 12, 2016

  By: Patrick Connolly When Alesha Weicker-Pasternak was a kid she was one of the superstars on the pitch.  “I was a goal scorer,” Alesha said. “Late in the game, give me the ball. I’m confident, I can score.” Her shoot-first mentality made her a standout at an early age. In grade ten, she stopped […]

Character or talent? What matters most in sport

May 8, 2016

MacEwan University Soccer Coach Dean Cordeiro explains why he recruits character over talent By: Patrick Connolly Dean Cordeiro was never the flashy player on the pitch. “I wasn’t the most gifted player in terms of talent,” Dean says. What Dean had, however, was the character he still brings with him as the coach of MacEwan University’s Women’s […]

The Neymar Flick…you can do it!

May 1, 2016

Albert Watson breaks down the Neymar Flick! You may not agree, but Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is one of the greatest players in the world. If you have have no idea who we are talking about (totally fine) just google some videos of the guy. He’s got crazy feet and pretty much every kid […]